Caramelized Onion and Blueberry Tart

Onions and blueberries? If you think these two don’t go together, think again. Onions and blueberries both contain sugar, but you need to cook the onions low and slow to release these sugars (a process known as caramelization). While blueberries can taste sweet raw, they taste even better when they are cooked because the moisture…

White Asparagus with Creamy Basil Sauce

Asparagus are a Spring to early Summer vegetable, and while the green variety is more popular in the USA and other places, in Germany, they favor the white variety. When in season you can find them in every supermarket, but if you want them fresh and locally grown, you can visit small markets or little…

Grilled Watermelon

¬†Juneteenth, (aka Freedom or Jubilee Day) commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. On June 19th, 1865, Union soldiers brought news to Galveston, TX that the Civil War had ended and the slaves were free. This was 2 1/2 years after President Lincoln enacted the Emancipation Proclamation. Since the proclamation was declared while…